Elaine Maimon


Elaine Maimon is the author of Leading Academic Change: Vision, Strategy, Transformation, a widely cited book on leadership and educational reform. In addition to being a professor of English at Governors State University (GSU), University of Alaska-Anchorage (UAA), Arizona State University (ASU), Queens College, Brown University, Arcadia University, and Haverford College, she has served as chief executive officer at GSU, UAA, and ASU West. She holds a PhD in English from the University of Pennsylvania, where she later helped to create the Writing Across the University (WATU) program. She is considered to be a founder of Writing Across the Curriculum, a movement that has transformed the teaching of writing.